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Javier Gomez Noya

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Gomez finished 2007 ranked no. 1 in the world, and was crowned BG Triathlon World Cup Series champion. It was the second straight overall title for Gomez, an award that earned him a $40,000 bonus in 2007. At one point he finished on the podium in 15 straight races, and he has won nine World Cup events. The all-time record for World Cup victories is 11, by Canada’s Simon Whitfield. Gomez has had to battle his own government’s sport governing body, which forced him to lose his international sporting license. According to Reuters, Spain rescinded the document in 2000 due to what he termed an abnormal heart valve. It took him until 2003 to win back the license with the h...

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Recent Triathlon News

  • ITU Final | London, UK | 11. – 16. September 2013

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    Posted 10 months ago by Marion Schmitz

    The ITU World Triathlon Final in London is one of the world’s leading triathlon events, and as always, we participated with our O-Container right at the heart of the event. On the day before the race, our VIP invitees were able to meet and greet one of the world’s greatest triathlon stars: Oakley athletes Javier Gomez Noya (ESP).

  • Javier Gomez Noya Secures 2013 ITU World Triathlon Series Title In London

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    Posted 10 months ago by John Ohail

    You couldn’t have asked for a more fitting final to the ITU World Triathlon Series. In a rematch between perennial favorites and 2012 Olympic medalists, Javier Gomez Noya and the Brownlee brothers, the entire world title came down to a final sprint between the sport’s two powerhouses. Gomez Noya was able to outlast Jonny Brownlee, reversing the final medal count at the Summer Olympics just a year earlier at the same venue where the Spaniard took second prize and Jonny won bronze. Unfortunately for the Olympic gold medalist, Alistair Brownlee was hobbled by an ankle injury and couldn’t race with his brother and Gomez Noya to the finish. Mario Mola of Spain took third place in the race.

  • Frederik Van Lierde, Mary Beth Ellis Smash Course Records To Win Ironman France

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    Posted about 1 year ago by John Ohail

    With the stunning background of the French Riviera, Ironman France is a spectacle of not only gorgeous landscape, but brilliant displays of athletic will. Belgian Frederik Van Lierde and American Mary Beth Ellis took full advantage of all Ironman France has to offer. The male and female winners in Nice each set course records, respectively, with Van Lierde smashing his own course record, which he set last year.

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